Haryana: Sarpanch shot dead in Sonepat village, accused on the run - Hindustan Times
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Haryana: Sarpanch shot dead in Sonepat village, accused on the run

ByPress Trust of India
Dec 11, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Chhichhrana village sarpanch Rajesh Kumar, alias Raju, was shot dead by assailants in Sonepat’s Gohana area when he was going to his farm

A sarpanch was allegedly shot dead by unidentified persons at a village in Haryana’s Sonepat district on Monday, police said.

A sarpanch was allegedly shot dead by unidentified persons at a village in Haryana’s Sonepat district on Monday. (Representational photo)
A sarpanch was allegedly shot dead by unidentified persons at a village in Haryana’s Sonepat district on Monday. (Representational photo)

Efforts to arrest the absconding accused are underway.

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Chhichhrana village sarpanch Rajesh Kumar, alias Raju, was shot dead by the assailants in Sonepat’s Gohana area, Baroda station house officer Ramesh Chander said.

The victim was declared brought dead when he was rushed to a nearby hospital, the SHO said.

The police said the accused allegedly attacked Rajesh when he was going towards his farm and fled.

The motive behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.

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